About

Sabinet African Archives – an online index to Africa’s rich and diverse history

As recognised leaders in the South African information industry, Sabinet has spent over three decades bringing the world’s information to Africa and Africa’s information to the world.

The Sabinet African Archives objective is to make it as easy as possible for researchers and historians to find the relevant African archive that they are searching for. Sabinet African Archives is a growing index of thousands of consolidated African archives as well as special collections consisting of manuscripts, newspaper clippings, photographs, articles and more, to researchers with an interest in Africa.

Why must I register?

For more information on our collections or if you need assistance, please contact our support team.

Ease of access to accurate and reliable information breaks down barriers. It lays the foundation for opportunity, for collaboration and for growth, all of which can help people prosper. Sabinet’s respected and reliable knowledge portfolio integrates content, technology, and service to provide easy, round-the-clock access to credible online information from Africa and about Africa.

The Beta phase of the product roadmap is free of charge.